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Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Festival 2021 - Virtual

The emergence of new and sustainable technologies

Past event
29 November 2021, 12:30 - 14:30 UTC +00:00

Join us for this year's Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Festival 2021 - Virtual from 29 November to 2 December. 

Day 1: Artificial Intelligence in Life Sciences & Healthcare: New business models in a changing legal environment

  • Business models for AI driven services in the pharma, medtech and insurance industries
  • A new legal framework for AI: The draft EU regulation and its effects on the Life Sciences industry 
  • How industry adopts AI and addresses (legal) opportunities and challenges 


  • Justus Wolff, Manager Digital Health, Syte
  • Martin Gouldstone, Chief Business Officer, Sensyne Health
  • CMS sector specialists 

Day 2: Tipping points – when new technologies become approved products

  • Looking at the issues that may arise following first in class approvals
  • Considering RNA vaccines, SiRNA and electroceuticals


  • Marcus Dalton, VP, Curevac
  • Gwynedd Warren, VP and Head of Legal, Galvani  
  • Ali Mortazavi, CEO, E-therapeutics
  • CMS sector specialists

Day 3: Biodiversity and Sustainability in the Life Sciences & Healthcare sector

  • Leading biodiversity-respectful R&D projects
  • How could this be implemented in practice in life sciences companies/organisations?
  • Sustainability in the healthcare & life sciences sectors


  • Bruno David PhD, PharmD, Ex-Director Phytochemistry & Biodiversity - Green Mission, Pierre Fabre Research Institute
  • Cora McCallum, Head of Investor and External Relations, Spire Hospital Group plc
  • Maxime Monier, Senior Analyst, PointCo Capital
  • David Croft, Global Director Sustainability, Environment & Human Rights, Reckitt
  • CMS sector specialists 

Day 4: Emerging technologies – challenges faced by companies operating in a new technology area

  • A look at the many challenges faced to bring deep-brain stimulation systems to market 
  • A perspective on the solutions and opportunities available for start-ups and SMEs as they enter the market
  • Delving deeper into experiences relevant to succeeding when growing a company based on an emerging technology


  • André Mercanzini, CSO and Co-Founder of Aleva Neurotherapeutics
  • Sasja Heijman, Senior Account Manager Life Sciences & Health, InnovationQuarter 
  • Martin Münchbach, Managing Partner Pureos Bioventures 
  • CMS sector specialists 

Registration for the Festival is free.  Recordings of each day will be available on demand afterwards.  


We will close each day with a 30-minute networking session for you with members of the Global CMS Life Sciences & Healthcare Sector Group.
We do hope you will be able to join us for the Global Festival!

Webinar series
  • 29 November - Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Festival 2021 - Day 1
  • 30 November - Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Festival 2021 - Day 2
  • 01 December - Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Festival 2021 - Day 3
  • 02 December - Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Festival 2021 - Day 4


Portrait of Nick Beckett
Nick Beckett
Managing Partner
Portrait of Jens Wagner
Dr. Jens Wagner